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BCID sues Uber

BCID is the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit charging Uber with discrimination against people with disabilities who use wheelchairs. If you click on the headline above, you’ll reach a link to see coverage in the New York Times about the suit, which was filed on July 18, 2017.        

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Enable Brooklyn: Opening Doors goes local!

Opening Doors for people with disabilities and increasing local business  We are asking your business to invite us in to identify how disability-friendly your establishment is. We would like to help you increase your customer base and help people with disabilities access your services. We will provide you with suggestions and information about being disability… read more →

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Notice of Settlement of Class Action Lawsuit

Brooklyn Center for Independence of the Disabled v. City of New York ATTENTION: All people with disabilities who are within the City of New York and the jurisdiction served by the City’s emergency preparedness programs and services. This notice concerns a settlement that may affect your rights. Please read it carefully. NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT OF… read more →

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BCID is rolling out its Opening Doors Project

BCID is rolling out its Opening Doors Project The project aimed at increasing the ability to ‘get in the door’ of Brooklyn Businesses BCID is offering local establishments the opportunity to “invite us in” as part of our Opening Doors campaign. The purpose of the program is to increase the ability of people with disabilities… read more →

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ASL Interpreter Available at BCID

The Disaster Case Management program at Brooklyn Center for Independence of the Disabled (BCID) is reaching out to deaf survivors of Superstorm Sandy.  Starting Friday, November 7, 2014 on the first and third Fridays of the month, from 11am to 1pm, the program will have an American Sign Language Interpreter available to work with deaf… read more →

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